Purchased from REI on sale for ~$60 in ~2006 Uses:…
13 September 2011
Excerpt: Purchased from REI on sale for ~$60 in ~2006 Uses: day hikes, beach days, book bag (poli sci graduate student book weight exceeds any amount a sane backpacker would take anywhere for any length of time), and one 4-night backpacking trip (early fall near Crater Lake).
I have two Kelty Redwings. Sometimes I loan one to…
18 March 2011
Excerpt: I have two Kelty Redwings. Sometimes I loan one to a friend. I use this pack for long day trips or short overnighters. I have used it as carry on luggage and checked luggage. I take it hiking, canyoneering, xc skiing, 4 wheeling, and traveling in the car.
I cannot say enough good things about this pack. I…
15 December 2009
Excerpt: I cannot say enough good things about this pack. I bought it about four years ago because I needed a backpack for school that could double as an overnight bag. It has surpassed my expectations and then some. It is incredibly durable, has a very creative design, and is very comfortable.
A ten day trip to Costa Rica and I didn't want to…
22 September 2009
Excerpt: A ten day trip to Costa Rica and I didn't want to take any carry on luggage. This transported everything I needed and fit comfortably on my back for the hauls between hotels and airports and waiting for transport.
I've had this bag for over 5 years now, and I was…
16 July 2007
Excerpt: I've had this bag for over 5 years now, and I was just recently forced to send it into Kelty for repair. I've used it for everything from school books to a two night trip in Sleeping Bear Dunes national park.